Joe30's picture

Feather Moss?

Observed: 11th February 2013 By: Joe30Joe30’s reputation in Plants
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Description:

Erect(ish) moss, not sure what species so any suggestions will be most welcome, many thanks.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Whitish Feather-moss (Brachythecium albicans) interacts

Comments

SaraM's picture

Could well be B. albicans,

Could well be B. albicans, some habitat info would help with this one?

Urban Nature's picture

Found in damp, acidic, mainly

Found in damp, acidic, mainly Birch wooded area. Hope that is of some use.

Thanks.

SaraM's picture

Tricky one! B. albicans is

Tricky one! B. albicans is usually on sandy, open, unshaded ground, not woodland! The fine tips of the leaves make me think Cirriphyllum piliferum but that likes base usually... I think I'm clutching at straws! :)

Urban Nature's picture

I have read B. albicans can

I have read B. albicans can frequent acidic wasteland, which this could be classed as.